/ Saturday, January 10, 2015 / 3 Comments / Appetizers and Snacks , Malaysian , Video Tutorial
Cucur Badak is another popular savoury snack in Malaysia. It's made with steamed sweet potatoes with a spicy dried Shrimp floss with coconut filling. They are fried until golden delicious and taste really good.
Kuih Cucur Badak
2 (About 260 grams) Boiled Sweet Potatoes, peeled
100 to 120 grams All-Purpose Flour
¼ tsp Sea Salt
1 Cup of Dried Shrimp Floss With Lemongrass & Coconut
Peanut or Vegetable Oil, for deep-frying
Prepare the dough: Mash the boiled sweet potatoes. In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes with sea salt and all-purpose flour. Gather and lightly knead the dough. Divide the dough into 8 pieces.
To Shape: Make a well in the center of the dough. Fill with some dried shrimp floss and gather the edges of the dough and seal well. Roll and shape the dough into a ball. Then place the dough on a floured board, and press down lightly with your palm. Continue the process with the remainder dough and shrimp floss.
To fry: Heat enough oil over medium heat. Add the shaped dough and fry until golden brown in color. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towel. Serve warm or a room temperature.
Makes 8 Kuih Cucur Badak